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Andy Serkis as Caesar in a scene from the film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

You can officially forget Dr. Zaius . In fact, if you think Rupert Wyatt 's impressive Rise of the Planet of the Apes from 2011 was the best that particular series could possibly do, you can forget that, too.

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Related Topix: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Arts, Let Me In

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Los Banos community theater set to tackle a classic

A reworked version of a children's classic will be performed at the Ted Falasco Arts Center later this month.

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Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, 9, Dos Palos, CA

Examiner.com

Weekend theater this weekend: July 11 - 13, 2014

You will have some tough choices this weekend as it is opening weekend for several outstanding performances in town.

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WWWM-FM Toledo

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver," Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You [From ABC News]

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver," Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You Taylor Swift filmed her role in the movie The Giver quite some time ago, but she recently go to see the finished product -- and boy, did she like it.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota's Banyan Theater offers a solid Arthur Miller play

When a theater company produces an Arthur Miller play, chances are it's going to be "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible" or "All My Sons."

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Related Topix: Arthur Miller, Arts, Vocal, Sarasota, FL

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Jerry Seinfeld to play Milwaukee's Riverside Theater Oct. 10

Although he's still best known for a self-titled sitcom that this month is marking its 25th anniversary, Seinfeld is nothing if not current.

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Related Topix: Arts, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

The News Tribune

Christmas in July: Theater looking for the next Ralphie

The 5th Avenue Theatre is already making its Christmas list and your kid might be on it.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Warner Robins Little Theater aims for laughs with ‘Hotbed Hotel’

Drisco Clemons left, hangs out after a shock, as Bill Felton and Darby Arthur check in with Alexander Raines and Annie Sinatra in "Hotbed Hotel."

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Related Topix: Arts, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Stories Of Muslim Identity, Playwright Explores Fault Lines Of Faith

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist, actor and screenwriter. And when his first play, Disgraced, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013, he also became one of the most talked about new voices in American theater.

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The Willits News

Alec Baldwin to star with Tom Cruise in next 'Mission Impossible'

Baldwin would play the director of the CIA, while "The White Queen" star Rebecca Ferguson will reportedly play a villain, an individual familiar with the Paramount project told TheWrap.

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Related Topix: Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Arts, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

This image released by The O and M Co. shows Ruthie Ann Miles as Imelda Marcos in "Here Lies Love," with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, at The Public Theater in New York.

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Related Topix: Arts, Talking Heads, Pop/Rock

Washington Times

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

David Byrne has gone more than an extra mile to ensure his immersive show "Here Lies Love" about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible as it goes international: He's just finished casting in Manila.

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Related Topix: Talking Heads, Pop/Rock, Arts

WOAY

Historic Fayette Theater presents...

The lights are up at Historic Fayette Theater and time is running out to get your ticket for its upcoming production.

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The Baltimore Sun

Region's movie theaters staging a comeback

With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area - that is, within the Beltway - is home to nearly 60 movie screens.

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Related Topix: Arts, Baltimore, MD, Towson, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Obama to border critics: 'This is not theater'

Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior administration officials said Wednesday as President Barack Obama urged Congress to move swiftly to approve emergency spending request for the crisis.

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Related Topix: Arts, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn

Monterey County Herald

Theater preview: Monterey's Wharf Theater opens Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado'

MONTEREY >> The Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater mixes the authentic with the modern in its production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," opening Friday.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Arts

Sunherald.com

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

This March 18, 2013 file photo shows Gen. John Campbell speaking at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, US Marine Corps, Arts

Spokane 7

Miss South Perry Summer Theater? Inconceivable

Thanks to my friend and former colleague Kevin Taylor , I was reminded once again that in addition to having an actual summer, Spokane of 2014 is enjoying another FREE outdoor-movie season at the South Perry Summer Theater .

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Related Topix: Arts, Spokane, WA

The News Tribune

Rooftop is part of Indiana theater's restoration

City and Embassy officials lined up on the theater's stage Tuesday to take turns symbolically breaking down the walls of the former Indiana Hotel, part of the Embassy building - a celebration of the beginning of construction on a $10 million renovation project involving six floors.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Minnesota Fringe Festival Cast Set for Brazen Theater's the Miss ...

Brazen Theater presents the Minneapolis premiere of The Miss Longview Texas Drag Pageant, a new play written and directed by Mark Hooker and co-directed by Janice Orlandi and produced by Joel Thingvall beginning July 31st at Theatre In The Round at 245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Arts, Longview, TX, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

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